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FlureeDB, a Practical Decentralized Database [pdf] https://flur.ee/assets/pdf/flureedb_whitepaper_v1.pdf

DNA of every baby born in California is stored. Who has access to it? https://www.cbsnews.com/news/california-biobank-dna-babies-who-has-access/?ftag=CNM-00-10aac3a

Unaccountable system for cellphone tracking often abused by police https://boingboing.net/2018/05/12/extraordinary-access.html

Germany adopts first ethics standards for autonomous driving systems https://360.here.com/autonomous-cars-get-a-lesson-in-ethics

In Ancient Skeletons, Scientists Discover a Modern Foe: Hepatitis B https://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/09/science/ancient-dna-bones-hepatitis.html

Show HN: Create-React-app-parcel, a CLI for Creating React Apps with Parcel https://github.com/sw-yx/create-react-app-parcel

Passive Wi-Fi: Bringing Low Power to Wi-Fi Transmissions https://www.usenix.org/conference/nsdi16/technical-sessions/presentation/kellogg

My company signed up for a $1000/year subscription-based water cooler https://www.reddit.com/r/videos/comments/7cfywp/my_company_signed_up_for_a_1000year/

Discover dev – a daily digest of engineering blogs https://discoverdev.io

Build your own X: project-based programming tutorials https://github.com/danistefanovic/build-your-own-x

Why soap bubbles are colourful and windowpanes are not https://gist.github.com/jmoy/4dda9b8b8e2b3eb27666bd6ebe208ea3

Chip 2.0: High Level C to Verilog with Python Bindings https://github.com/dawsonjon/Chips-2.0

A static binary rewriter that does not use heuristics https://github.com/utds3lab/multiverse

Nasa will send helicopter to Mars to test otherworldly flight http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-44090509

The recipes for solar system formation are getting a rewrite https://www.sciencenews.org/article/recipes-solar-system-exoplanets-formation-rewrite

Grid-Cell Like Deep Layers in Navigation AI https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-018-0102-6

Apple faces class action lawsuit over failing MacBook butterfly keyboards https://9to5mac.com/2018/05/12/apple-keyboard-lawsuit/

Draining the manual-page swamp http://esr.ibiblio.org/?p=7998

Suspicionless Searches of Electronic Devices at the Border Are Unconstitutional https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/05/fourth-circuit-rules-suspicionless-forensic-searches-electronic-devices-border-are

Show HN: I’m Creating a GitHub Repo Quality Bot https://github.com/Schachte/Git-Enforcer

Bruce Shapiro’s Mesmerizing Kinetic Sand Drawing Machines (2015) https://www.thisiscolossal.com/2015/06/bruce-shapiros-mesmerizing-kinetic-sand-drawing-machines/

This Asteroid Shouldn’t Be Where Astronomers Found It https://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/10/science/asteroid-kuiper-belt.html

(Freelance) Math guy (likes Cryptography) needs work https://twitter.com/SamdneyTweet/status/985820170831704065

Bermeja: The phantom islet https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bermeja

Conference Buddy: a place to find companions for tech conferences http://www.conferencebuddy.io

ETRF Improves Insulin Sensitivity, BP, and Oxidative Stress Without Weight Loss https://www.cell.com/cell-metabolism/fulltext/S1550-4131(18)30253-5

’I was paid £27 for the saxophone performance on Gerry Rafferty’s “Baker St.” https://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/music/rockandpopfeatures/8241031/I-was-paid-27-for-Baker-Street-sax-solo.html

Beijing again flexes military muscle, sending fighter jets, bombers to Taiwan http://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy-defence/article/2145803/beijing-again-flexes-military-muscle-sending-fighter

Show HN: How we turned idea to $100k product https://standuply.com/blog/business-idea/

How a “location API” allows cops to figure out where we all are in real-time https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2018/05/senator-furious-at-polices-easy-ability-to-get-real-time-mobile-location-data/